Postgraduate Student Profiles
Sudeshika Preethimali – MA Social Policy
Sudeshika Preethimali, a postgraduate student studying MA Social Policy and from Sri Lanka.
My advice is this is the best time to enjoy your life in a meaningful way. Never be afraid to try things out which new for you.
Raphael Owusu-Antwi – MSc Banking and Finance (Chartered Banker)
Raphael Owusu-Antwi, a Postgraduate student studying MSc. Banking and Finance (Chartered Banker) from Ghana.
The great thing about Bangor is proximity. Everything is within a walking distance. The cost of living here is low compared to other cities and the people here are very friendly.
Radha Shah – MSc Counselling
Radha’s originally from London and before starting her postgraduate degree, she studied her undergraduate at Bangor. After a few years away in employment, she decided to return and study a Masters.
"During my open day, I just felt at home. Walking around the old buildings and the halls of residence helped to solidify my choice."
Ahmed Dhaif – MSc Management and Finance
Ahmed Dhaif, studying MSc Management and Finance, from Bahrain.
The Welsh and the people living in Bangor are just very accommodative and down to earth, making it very easy to blend in with society.
Leanne Rowlands – PhD Neuropsychology
Leanne Rowlands is from Anglesey. Before she came to study at Bangor she went to Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni (Llangefni High School).
The Psychology department is amazing, there are lots of opportunities for development, and the staff are so supportive.
Pretty Karibo – PhD Social Policy
Pretty Karibo, a Postgraduate student of Social Policy, from Nigeria.
I am involved with the Afro Caribbean Society, where I get to meet people who share the same culture. I love dancing, and it is an opportunity for me to meet new people and to socialise.
Tathagata Ganguly – PhD Media
Tathagata Ganguly, studying a PhD in Media, from India.
The school has excellent lecturers, labs, training facilities and research supervision.
Gurjiven Malhi – MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology
Gurjiven is from Hong Kong. Previously, he attended The Education University of Hong Kong (formerly known as The Hong Kong Institute of Education), where he did his undergraduate studies.
The generous ‘Bangor International Scholarship’ and the opportunity to be a Graduate Assistant at SSHES provided additional financial support and the latter also provided valuable work experience.
Marcela Porto Costa – PhD in Environmental Science
Marcela is a PhD student in the School of Natural Sciences. She is originally from Brazil.
As a PhD student I have many opportunities, as well as my research: The best thing is that I can join any module that I think is relevant to my work
Sandy Paola Perez-Robles – PhD in Finance
Sandy Paola Perez-Robles is studying a PhD at Bangor Business School.
For me, Bangor is the perfect place to study, to connect yourself with nature and to open your mind by meeting people from all over the world.
Abdulaziz Alwishiqri – MSc in Accounting and Finance
Abdulaziz Alwishiqri (Aziz) is studying an MSc in Accounting and Finance and he is from Saudi Arabia.
There is a lot of support is given, whether it is from the university or from the International Student Support Office or from my Personal Tutor.
Khalil Amamra – MBA in Environmental Management
Khalil is currently studying towards an MBA in Environmental Management and is from Algeria.
Everyone in Bangor has been very supportive, welcoming and friendly from the international student support team to lecturers and tutors.
Zahra Abbaszadeh – Masters in Linguistics
Zahra Abbaszadeh, a Masters student studying Linguistics, from Iran.
There are plenty of positive things I can mention such as it’s a quiet place to concentrate and study without any distractions, life expense can be lower and reasonable, and the people are very welcoming.
Aili Dong – MBA International Business
Aili Dong is studying an MBA in International Business and she's from China.
The staff at Bangor are really helpful and supportive, regardless of the issues students face. The International Office work really well, and there are always plenty of support staff and fellow students around to help everyone.
Suzy Clarkson – MSc Counselling
Suzy is from North Wales and is stuyding MSc Counselling at Bangor.
I had always been interested in people’s behaviours, communication, and coping styles and had an overwhelming desire to support people. The Counselling course ticked all the boxes for me.